First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Irwan

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Irwan is of Indonesian origin and means "An insighful male. "-wan" relates to male as "-wati" is to female.".
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Alt. Meaning

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons Named Irwan

Tio Pakusadewo is an actor. He was most active from 1987 to present. Tio was given the name Irwan Susetyo Pakusadewo on September 2nd, 1963 in Jakarta. Tio is also known as Pakusadewo and Irwan Susetyo.


Irwan Prayitno is a Governor of West Sumatra. His career lasted from 2010 to 2015. Irwan was born on December 20th, 1963 in Yogyakarta.


Irwan Shah is a soccer player for the Tampines Rovers FC, Young Lions FC, LionsXII, Warriors FC, and Singapore national football team. Irwan was born on November 2nd, 1988 in Singapore.


Irwan Fadzli Idrus is a soccer player for the Free agent, Kedah FA, Pahang F.C., UPB-MyTeam F.C., PLUS F.C., Negeri Sembilan FA, ATM FA, Malaysia national under-23 football team, and Malaysia national football team. Irwan was born on June 2nd, 1981 in Kedah.


Fun Facts about the name Irwan

  • When was the first name Irwan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Irwan is Wednesday, March 19th, 1919.
  • How unique is the name Irwan? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Irwan. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Irwan: Your name in reverse order is Nawri. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Irawn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Irwan born Mar 26, 1971

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1125. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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